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Pepperdine University

Pepperdine University is a Private, 4 Years+ school located in Malibu, CA. The 2019 average net price at Pepperdine University is $40,941. Acceptance rate is 35.65%. The school has a total enrollment of 7,961.


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Location: Malibu, CA
Student Body: 7,961
Education Type: 4 Years+
Funding: Private
Campus Type: Suburban
Web Site: www.pepperdine.edu
Acceptance Rate: 35.65%

Admission Details

Key Admissions DetailsAdmissions Deadlines, Start Dates
  • Acceptance Rate: 35.65%
  • Application Deadline: January 5, 2021
  • International Students: 12%
  • Application Fee: $65
Tuition and FeesYearly Tuition and Other Fees
Tuition: $53,680
Grad Tuition: $33,700
Room and Board: $15,320
Books and Supplies: $1,250
Other Fees: $252
Average Net Price: $40,941
Student Body DataIncoming Class Data
  • Most Recent Incoming Class: 803
  • Men / Women Ratio: 350 / 453
  • Median SAT Verbal Range: 610 - 690
  • Median SAT Math Range: 610 - 730
  • Median ACT Range: 26 - 32
International Student DataInformation for International Students
  • Minimum TOEFL Score: 80
  • Minimum IETLS Score: 6.5
  • % of International Students: 12%
  • International Testing: Required
  • Total International Students: 97
Required DocumentsTranscripts and Recommendations
  • High School Transcript: Required
  • Recommendations: Required
  • Admissions Tests Scores: Required
  • Portfolio: Not Considered

Top 5 Popular Programs

  • Business, Management, Marketing: 45%
  • Psychology: 14%
  • Communication: 8%
  • Mathematics and Statistics: 7%
  • Interdisciplinary Studies: 5%

Academic Programs

Pepperdine University offers 120 Total Programs in Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate, Certificate Degree Levels. The most popular area of study for students are degrees in Business, Management, Marketing. Choose an area to explore below to see detailed degree programs at each degree level.
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Bachelor's Degree ProgramsPepperdine University offers 66 Bachelor's Degree Programs
Biological, Biomedical Science
Business, Management, Marketing
Communication
Computer Science
Education
English Literature
Ethnic, Gender Studies
Foreign Language, Literature
History
Interdisciplinary Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Parks, Leisure Studues
Philosophy, Religiouis Studies
Physical Sciences
Psychology
Social Sciences
Visual and Performing Arts
Master's Degree ProgramsPepperdine University offers 34 Master's Degree Programs
Business, Management, Marketing
Communication
Education
  • Education, General Degree
  • Educational Leadership and Administration, General Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
  • Educational, Instructional Technology Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
  • Learning Sciences Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
  • Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other Degree
  • Teaching English As A Second Or Foreign Language, Esl Language Instructor Degree
  • Urban Education and Leadership Degree
Ethnic, Gender Studies
  • American, United States Studies, Civilization Degree
Interdisciplinary Studies
Legal Studies
  • Advanced Legal Research, Studies, General Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
  • American, U.S. Law, Legal Studies, Jurisprudence Degree
  • International Business, Trade, and Tax Law Degree
Mathematics and Statistics
Philosophy, Religiouis Studies
Psychology
Public Admin, Social Services
Theology
Visual and Performing Arts
Doctorate Degree ProgramsPepperdine University offers 6 Doctorate Degree Programs
Business, Management, Marketing
  • Business Administration and Management, General Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
Education
  • Educational Administration and Supervision, Other Degree
  • Educational Leadership and Administration, General Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
  • Educational, Instructional Technology Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
Legal Studies
Psychology
Certificate ProgramsPepperdine University offers 1 Certificate Programs
Interdisciplinary Studies

Demographics & Outcomes

Graduation and RetentionGraduation and retention information
  • Graduation Rate Within 150% of Time: 85%
  • Graduation Rate Within 200% of Time: 84%
  • 1st Year Retention: 90%
  • Post Graduation Salary: $72,200
Student Body DemographicsDiversity and Age Data
  • Total Students: 7,961
  • White, non-Hispanic Students: 43%
  • Non-resident, alien: 14%
  • Hispanic Students: 12%
  • Asian Students: 10%
  • Unknown: 9%
  • Black Students: 7%
  • Two or more races: 4%
  • American Indian, Alaska Native Students: <1%
  • Native Hawaiian, Pacific Isl. Students: <1%

Transfer Agreements

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Business/Management/Marketing
Cerritos College
College of the Canyons
Compton College
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